Highlight Technologies, LLC

  • Sr. Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Know Way. Know How.

    For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


    Highlight is seeking a Sr. Database Administrator to directly support the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, D.C. This is a Technical Lead/DBA/Developer role. You will help ensure the client's IT programs and data capabilities are aligned with their Strategic Plan. You are a change agent to move the organization to modern databases systems both on prem and cloud based. You will efficiently and effectively deliver a user-friendly system for controlling the storage, maintenance, security, interchange, and exchange of data involved in the management and monitoring of a wide variety of data systems. 


    • Provide a vision of a future technical environment and help the team and stakeholders adopt that vision.
    • Gain stakeholder buy in on methodology and solutions to problems you and your team developed.
    • Develop, build, delivery and implement a migration path to modern database tools and approaches.
    • Lead deliverable development and report performance metrics where applicable. 
    • Design, create, and when necessary maintain databases in a both a client/server environment and Cloud environment.
    • Conduct quality control and auditing of databases in a client/server and cloud environments to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data. Products include Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, PostgreSQL and cloud-based databases and tools.
    • Design, implement, and maintain complex databases with respect to JCL, access methods, access time, device allocation, validation checks, organization, protection and security, documentation, and statistical methods. 
    • Apply knowledge and experience with database technologies, development methodologies, and front-end (e.g., COGNOS)/back-end programming languages (e.g., SQL).  
    • Lead and perform database programming and support systems design.
    • Design approach and support delivery of maintenance of database dictionaries, overall monitoring of standards and procedures, file design and storage, and integration of systems through database design.


    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust.
    • Strong client and personnel management skills required.
    • 5+ years leading and managing a technical team, strong client and personnel management skills required.
    • 10+ years of Database Management experience in technology solution delivery for SQL, POSTGRES, MYSQL. Sybase and Developer experience is a plus.
    • Expert knowledge in Database Management, Data Maintenance, Requirements Analysis, Database Security, Database Performance Tuning, and Operating Systems.


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